otocyst

noun
oto·​cyst | \ˈō-tə-ˌsist \

Definition of otocyst 

: a fluid-containing organ of many invertebrates that contains an otolith : statocyst

Other Words from otocyst

otocystic \ˌō-​tə-​ˈsi-​stik \ adjective

First Known Use of otocyst

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for otocyst

International Scientific Vocabulary; from its probable auditory function

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otoconial

otoconium

Otocyon

otocyst

otolaryngology

otolite

otolith

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otocyst

noun
oto·​cyst | \ˈōt-ə-ˌsist \

Medical Definition of otocyst 

1 : a fluid-containing organ of many invertebrates that contains an otolith

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